Measuring effects of SNAP on obesity at the intensive margin

@article{Almada2018MeasuringEO,
  title={Measuring effects of SNAP on obesity at the intensive margin},
  author={L. Almada and R. Tchernis},
  journal={Economics \& Human Biology},
  year={2018},
  volume={31},
  pages={150–163}
}
&NA; The effects of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) on obesity have been the focus of much debate. However, causal interpretation of estimates from previous studies, comparing participants to non‐participants, is complicated by endogeneity and possible misreporting of participation in SNAP. In this paper, we take a novel approach to examine quasi‐experimental variation in SNAP benefit amount on adult obesity. Children of SNAP households qualify for free in‐school meals… Expand
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